V-process + Lost Foam
A Version of the Technology
      V-process + Lost Foam, A Version of the Technology, author D.Alipiev, foundryman, TU-Sofia, Bulgaria, www.castingarea.com .    

Lost Foam Tech Session and Expo - LFC 2024, February 2-4, 2024, Bengaluru, KA, India

February 14, 2024, 81 links (not updated)

AVA APOLO S.A., COLOMBIA  -  manufacturer of valves, hydrants and accessories for carrying drinking water, cast iron castings for fire hydrants and gate or control valves, fittings, couplings, manhole covers and grates, and street furnishings, lost-foam technology.

ARMLIT-DONBASS LTD., UKRAINE  -  manufacturer of cast fittings for high-voltage power lines and contact network of railways, castings in malleable cast iron, steel, aluminium alloys and brass, green-sand moulding, self-hardening moulding mixtures, lost-foam process.

AUSTIN GROUP, LLC, USA  -  aluminum lost foam casting.

AMPO S. COOP, SPAIN  -  casting of stainless steels, nickel-based alloys, heat-resistant steels, low alloy, carbon steels, the production lines manufacture silica sand-moulded castings, shell-moulded castings, centrifugally spun-cast balls and tubes, Replicast ceramically-moulded castings.

ALMATY HEAVY ENGINEERING PLANT JSC, KAZAKHSTAN  -  engineering, production, sale and servicing of equipment and machinery in the metallurgical, oil, gas and mining industries, the foundry production includes: two-layer centrifugal casting used in the manufacture of rolls, regular rolls, roll mills, drawing drums, centrifugal casting of steel and bronze pieces with a diameter of 900 mm in the machine console type, castings made by lost-foam process, gravity die casting, green sand moulding, grey and alloyed cast iron castings weighing up to 10000 kg, carbon, alloy and heat-resistant steel castings up to 8000 kg, non-ferrous castings up to 1000 kg, production capacity of foundry is: cast iron castings 12 000 t / year, cast steel items - 6 000 tons / year, non-ferrous castings - 50 tons / year.

ACEROS MOLDEADOS ALAVESES S.A., SPAIN  -  low alloy, medium carbon steel and stainless steel castings, sand moulding, lost foam and centrifugal casting processes, cast parts for railway, industrial vehicles, public works and defence sectors, a part of Grupo Vimera.

AKS PLANT LTD., RUSSIA  -  Contact System Armature Plant, components in copper alloy, aluminium alloy and steel for the machine tool industry, shipbuilding, power-plant engineering enterprises and electrified railroads, lost-foam process, investment casting, equipment and complexes for the precision lost-foam castings, production of press moulds for the lost-foam and lost-wax technologies.
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BERNIER CAST METALS, INC., USA  -  aluminum, brass, copper, zinc, gray iron, ductile iron, and steel castings by the green sand molding, air-set (no bake) and lost foam casting, producer of wood or plastic patterns.

BARATA INDONESIA PT. (PERSERO), INDONESIA  -  steel castings for rolling stock, shipbuilding, cement, mining, sugar and chemical industry, centrifugal casting, lost-foam process.

BUFFALO METAL CASTING CO., INC., USA  -  aluminum, brass, bronze, and copper castings, green sand molding, no-bake sand casting, precision shell casting, loose pattern and floor molding are also available for prototype and short run production, pattern-making.

CERDIC FOUNDRIES, UK  -  ductile iron castings (including low temperature impact grades), cast irons, wear and corrosion resisting alloyed iron castings, non-ferrous alloys casting, a wide range of sizes from 0.1 kg to 1000 kg weight, modern hard sand moulding / core-making techniques and lost foam technology, in house facilities for the manufacture of pattern equipment in wood, resin, metal and polystyrene.

CITATION FOAM CASTING CO., USA  -  a part of Citation Corporation - a manufacturer of cast, forged and machined components for the capital and durable goods industries, lost foam ductile & gray iron castings.

CHANGZHOU HENGYUAN FOUNDRY CO., LTD., CHINA  -  casting production by the lost foam process, ductile cast iron, grey cast iron, high chromium cast iron, high manganese steel, annual shipments are 5000 tons of lost foam castings and 3000 tons of sand castings.

CLEARFIELD MACHINE CO., INC., USA  -  gray cast iron and ductile cast iron products from 5 kg up to 9000 kg in various configurations from basic bars and rings,
to highly cored volutes cylinders, and impellers, lost-foam casting process.

DINGZHOU DONGFANG FOUNDRY (DDF) CO., LTD., CHINA  -  an industry leader in counterweight manufacture, production capacities in excess of 10000 tons per month, cast product range between 100 g to 15000 kg, a wide variety of ferrous and non-ferrous alloys and metal types - grey and ductile iron, alloy, manganese and high strength steels, aluminium and brass, the company also produces castings for industrial machinery, aluminium smelting, oil field pumps and fire hydrants, water works fittings, municipal street castings (grates, frames, and manhole covers), and decorative castings (tree grates, bollards, lamp posts and park bench ends), moulding processes - vacuum moulding system, resin sand, lost foam, green sand, pressure die casting, investment casting, own pattern shop for wood, plastic and metal patterns.

DOERRENBERG EDELSTAHL GmbH, GERMANY  -  production of special steel castings for the mechanical engineering, automotive industry, aircraft construction, tool construction, precision mechanics, optics, pumps and fittings industry, hardware industry, food-processing machines and power plants, full-mould and investment casting processes.

D8, INC., USA  -  aluminum foundry, no-bake, green sand, plaster casting, lost foam, and lost wax foundry processes.

DNEPROPROMLIT (DPL) LTD., UKRAINE  -  grey, ductile and alloyed cast iron castings, carbon, alloyed and heat-resistant steel castings, weight from 0.2 up to
1000 kg, FBO-II flaskless moulding line, V-process line, lost-foam method, no-bake process, capacity - 3000 tons castings per annum.

DLMZ VTORMET JSC, UKRAINE  -  cast iron, steel, brass, bronze and aluminium industrial castings - moulds for aluminium ingots, moulds for solder / babbit casting, cast iron drains grates and manhole covers, flanges, pulleys, cast components for tractors, discs for weight-lifters, weights for training equipment, bronze bushings and distributors, pump's lids, counterweights, current collectors, art castings - benches for squares, parks and cottages, lamps and lamp posts, decorative high and low fences, graceful railings for interior of buildings, offices and private cottages, V-process, Lost-foam process, impulse-aerial moulding, hand moulding.

ELYRIA FOUNDRY CO., USA  -  gray and ductile iron castings, weight range 20 kg to 36000 kg, processes - no bake molding, evaporative foam and composite pattern, green sand molding using high pressure BMM, cast parts for refrigeration and gas compressors, pumps and valves, process machinery, internal combustion engines, power and transmission equipment, metal cutting and metal forming machine tools.

EGNATIA FOUNDRY JSC, GREECE  -  manufacturer of wear resistant parts - cast steel surface mining excavator teeth, ground engaging tools, machines spare parts - grey and nodular cast iron brake system components, vehicles oil pump parts, aluminium alloys protector clamps for oil wheels control lines, an important number of spares for defense systems, water systems, moulding processes - automated no bake moulding lines, shell moulding process, research projects in expandable pattern casting.

EAST FOUNDRY TECHNOLOGY CO., CHINA  -  various size and high quality grey and nodular iron, stainless and carbon steel castings, sand moulding, lost wax and vacuum lost foam processes, pressure die-casting, low-pressure die-casting and gravity die casting.

FESA BRONZE, MEXICO  -  high and low volume production of simplex to complex bronze castings with lost foam moulding system.
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FAW FOUNDRY CO., LTD., CHINA  -  various products of grey iron, nodular iron, vermicular iron, carbon cast steel, heat-resistant steel, aluminium alloy, zinc alloy and brass alloy, annual capacity 180 000 tons of castings, green sand moulding lines, investment casting, lost foam moulding, gravity / pressure die casting.
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FUXIN METAL PROCESSING CO., LTD., CHINA  -  an independent German family company under German management with several factories in China, production of parts and assembly groups for the machine-building, electrical, automotive and sanitary industries, main technological processes: sand moulding, pressure die casting, chilled casting, wax-lost investment casting, polystyrene-lost foam casting, stamping / sheet metal processing, plastic injection moulding, tool making, machining, surface treatment / galvanic, assembly, a broad range of alloys: steel, grey cast iron and nodular cast iron, aluminium alloys, brass, bronze.

FUNDICIONES OLOTENSES S.A., SPAIN  -  manufacturer of grey cast iron castings for the general industry, engines, textile machinery, water pumps, machine tools, lamps and urban furniture, moulding systems: automatic and semi-automatic green sand moulding lines, no-bake chemical moulding, floor moulding and lost-foam process.

FUNADI S.R.L., ARGENTINA  -  grey and nodular cast iron castings, carbon steel, stainless steel and special steel castings, devices for heat treatment furnaces: grills, baskets, wheels, parts for boilers and furnaces: nozzles, burners, radiant tubes, fans, broadcasters bells, parts for valves and pumps: bodies, rotors, diffusers, components for road machinery: nails, teeth, caps, shoes, scarifies, fronts in vain, blades, centrifugal cast rollers and hubs, shell-moulding system and styrofoam technology.

GERAEDTS IJZERGIETERIJ, THE NETHERLANDS  -  a jobbing foundry, grey cast iron and nodular cast iron industrial castings up to 16000 kg in weight, cast iron sculptures in tight cooperation with renown artists, hand-moulding, lost-foam process.

GUJARAT METAL CAST (GMC), INDIA  -  market leader in manufacturing of ductile iron, malleable iron and aluminium alloy castings by lost foam process.

HEFEI CASTING & FORGING WORKS, CHINA  -  lost foam grey and ductile iron castings for transmission cases & brake drums used in forklift trucks, exhaust pipes and valves used in automobiles, v-process for various kinds of counterweights for forklifts, excavators, loaders.

HEBEI YULONG CASTING CO., LTD., CHINA  -  ductile and grey cast iron, steel lost wax investment castings, polystyrene moulding casts for the automotive and general engineering industries.
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IRISH FOUNDRY & MANUFACTURING, INC., USA  -  lost foam aluminum, brass, zinc, iron and steel castings.

IRAN KHODRO COMPANY, IRAN  -  20 000 tons foundry plant for complex cast iron parts for the automotive industry, the foundry uses the lost foam method.

JOC MACHINERY CO., LTD., CHINA  -  a subsidiary of Jiangsu Overseas Group Corp. (JOC), different kinds of machinery & equipment, line fittings, castings, forgings, motorcycle & bicycle parts, grey iron, malleable iron, ductile iron, steel castings, non-ferrous castings, sand casting (green & resin sand), investment casting (lost wax & lost foam), V-process, pressure and gravity die casting.

KHARTSYZSK ENGINEERING PLANT, UKRAINE  -  fire-fighting water-foamy equipment, portable monitors, hand branches, trunks, fire hydrants, head connectings, catch items, foam generators, ladders, extinguishers, decorative park and street pillars, lighting equipment and ornamental fences, aluminium alloys foundry: chill-permanent mould casting, pressure die-casting, green-sand moulding, cast iron and steel castings foundry: green-sand and lost-foam moulding methods.

KARHULA FOUNDRY, FINLAND  -  a part of Sulzer Pumps Finland Oy, steel and special cast iron pump castings from 0.5 kg up to 15000 kg, resin-bonded sand and Replicast ceramic shell moulding methods.

KIMURA GROUP, JAPAN  -  cast products for a wide variety of applications ranging from metal die casts, enabled by Full Mold casting process, to castings for machine tools, single large-sized casting, and castings for general industry.

KAMET JSC, UKRAINE  -  ferrous and non-ferrous castings, lost-foam process and V-process technology.

KP METALLURGICAL CASTING COMPANY, UK  -  grey iron, ductile iron and malleable iron, stainless steel, special steels, high manganese steel, non ferrous alloys, investment castings, lost foam process.

LOST & FOUNDRY, USA  -  castings for everyone, using foam, wax, metal, wood or plastic patterns.

LUGANSK FOUNDRY-MECHANICAL PLANT JSC, UKRAINE  -  grey, nodular and alloyed cast iron castings, carbon and special steel castings, heating radiators, break shoes for rolling stocks, manhole covers and grates, spare parts, components and assembly units for mechanical engineering, green sand moulding, seiatsu, no-bake and full-mould processes.

LGM-GROUP, UKRAINE  -  design and project full range of Lost-foam foundries, induction and arc furnaces, ferrous and non-ferrous alloys castings.

LOVINK TECHNOCAST B.V., THE NETHERLANDS  -  grey cast iron and nodular cast iron products for automotive, heating, valve, pump and compressor sectors, hand moulding, Disamatic moulding, lost foam process, a part of Lovink Industries B.V.

LULEH VA MACHINSAZI IRAN (L.M.I) CO., IRAN  -  grey cast iron pipes for the water transition pipelines, ductile cast iron pipes and grey cast iron boilers for the central heating systems, butterfly valves, heavy ductile and grey cast iron parts up to weight of 17 tons through using of lost-foam technology.

MERCURY CASTINGS, USA  -  pressurized lost foam foundry, the new casting process allows to produce highly complex aluminum components that are not easily or efficiently created using traditional die-casting methods.

MASSENA CASTINGS PLANT, USA  -  a part of General Motors Powertrain Division, aluminum castings manufactured by the lost foam process.

MAJORFAX LTD., UK  -  the specialist supplier for machined and finished castings for a wide range of industries in grey & ductile (SG) iron, carbon & stainless steel and aluminium & brass, processes: CNC rapid prototyping, lost foam, airset / boxless moulding, greensand (including Disa moulding), die casting - gravity & pressure, shell moulding, lost wax.

MODELARNA LIAZ SPOL. S R.O., CZECH REPUBLIC  -  piece production of aluminium alloy castings up to weight 140 kg with lost-foam technology.
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METALURGICA MADRILENA S.A., SPAIN  -  castings in carbon steel, low, medium and high alloy steel and manganese wear resistant steel, grey cast iron, ductile cast iron, high alloy cast iron and austempered ductile cast iron (ADI), cast parts for heavy automotive industry, railway, crushing and milling machines and equipment, cement industry, public works machinery, agriculture, engineering and metal works, the capacity is over 5000 tons per year, the weight range of castings is from 0.1 to 2500 kg, the moulding systems are: green-sand hand and machine moulding, no-bake process, investment casting and lost-foam process.
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METAALGIETERIJ VERDULT B.V., THE NETHERLANDS  -  aluminium foundry, gravity die casting, lost foam, sand moulding processes.

NINGBO FLY ENGINEERING MACHINERY CO., LTD., CHINA  -  investment casting, lost foam casting, precoated sand casting, silica sol casting and resin sand casting, carbon steel, alloy steel, stainless steel and wear resistant steel, grey iron, ductile iron and high chrome iron cast parts for agricultural machinery and equipment building, construction machinery manufacturing, transportation machinery production, mining machine producing and pipeline building industry.

NEWBY FOUNDRIES LTD., UK  -  grey iron, ductile iron and malleable iron castings made by green sand, chemically bonded sand and lost foam process.

PULADIR INVESTMENT CASTING CO., IRAN  -  precision casting parts by using wax or foam patterns, cast components for aviation, food, textile, auto, and cement industries.

PTC INDUSTRIES LTD., INDIA  -  capacity of 4 800 tons per year, produces stainless steel and alloy steel castings, made by Croning-process, investment casting, centrifugal casting, and lost foam technology.

QINGDAO TIAN HUA YI HE FOUNDRY FACTORY, CHINA  -  provides products made in both ferrous and non-ferrous alloys - grey cast iron, ductile iron, alloy iron, carbon steel, alloy steel, stainless steel, bronze, and aluminium, production methods include sand casting, investment casting, lost foam casting, die casting,
v-process casting, closed & open die forging, and permanent mould casting, manufacture and export of cast parts for oversea customers including municipal / construction castings: manhole covers, grates and frames, decorative castings: decorative bollard, garden chair, industrial castings: cast parts for valve industry, air compressor parts, pipe & fittings, iron counterweights.

ROBINSON FOUNDRY, INC., USA  -  gray iron, aluminum lost foam castings.

REMKOMMUNELEKTROTRANS (RKET), UKRAINE  -  production of steel castings and cast iron castings of various grades, brake pads for trams, iron hatches for manholes and grate boilers, armor ball mills, hammers crushers, bucket tooth, spare parts for jaw crushers and cone crushers, excavators and loading and unloading equipment, equipment of cement plants, refractory plants and metallurgical plants, bronze art castings - park lighting, fencing, bridges, monuments, green sand moulding, furan sand system, V-process moulding line, lost-foam process.

SHANGHAI ANYOU CO., LTD., CHINA  -  an engineering company specialized in all kinds of castings, forging, stamping and CNC machining service, components for the motor-cars, trucks, electric industry, heavy plant machinery, wind energy equipment (gear / shaft, reducer housing) and general or special industrial parts in grey iron, malleable iron, ductile iron, steel castings & non-ferrous metals (Al, Cu, Zn) with process of sand casting (green & resin sand), investment casting (lost wax & lost foam), vacuum moulding, pressure and gravity die casting.
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SOUTH AUCKLAND FOUNDRY LTD., NEW ZEALAND  -  cast iron tree grates, a range of aluminium or iron grates and service boxes, gully & channel grates, aluminium outdoor furniture and accessories, marine and municipal castings, hard sand moulding, green sand moulding, die casting, lost foam process.

SYI GROUP - SHANXI YUANSHENG INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD., CHINA  -  production of ductile iron pipes, pipes fittings, cast iron valves, fire hydrants, manhole covers and grates, street furniture, fireplace parts and stoves, aluminium sand castings, gravity and pressure die castings, traditional sand casting technology, investment castings and ceramic shell lost foam castings (replicast-process).

SHENYANG HENYI ENTERPRISE CO. LTD., CHINA  -  grey and nodular iron castings, aluminium, zinc and copper alloys castings, brake discs, housings, various types of manhole covers, valves, pump bodies, lost wax casting, sand casting, gravity and pressure die casting, lost foam process.

SANDS HILL PTY. LTD., AUSTRALIA  -  aluminium alloy castings - fan blades and hubs, valve and pump bodies, machinery guards and housing, automotive and marine components, decorative castings, green sand automated moulding lines, chemical bonded sand moulding, lost-foam process, gravity and pressure die casting, bronze castings - valve and pump components, castings for the oil, gas, and chemical industries, bushing, natural bonded green sand moulding and chemical bonded sand moulding.

SAMSUN MAKINA SANAYI A.S., TURKEY  -  supplier of irrigation, infrastructure and municipal equipment, the foundry manufactures castings in the range of the individual weight from 1 up to 9000 kg, in material groups of lamellar graphite cast iron, spheroidal graphite cast iron, unalloyed and low alloyed cast steel, bronze and copper alloys, heavy metals, and manganese steel, moulding methods lost-foam technique, green sand moulding and chemical hardening.

S.P.K. METAL WORKS CO., LTD., THAILAND  -  brass, bronze, stainless steel, high manganese steel and cast iron parts for construction equipments, excavators, bulldozers and tractors, sodium-silicate moulding, manual and automatic green sand moulding, furan no-bake process, full-mould process, investment lost wax casting.

STEEL RIZAN CO., IRAN  -  casting of all kinds of stainless steels, heat resistant steels, wear resistant steels, alloy steels and also alloy cast irons with the capacity of 3000 tons producing annually, weight range from 2 kg to 6 tons, conventional and lost foam technology.

SHIJIAZHUANG XINBODA MACHINE PARTS CO., LTD., CHINA  -  cast parts for different industries, green sand and resin sand casting - grey iron, ductile iron, carbon steel, stainless steel, alloy steel, aluminium and copper alloys, lost foam process - grey iron and ductile iron, die casting - aluminium and zinc alloys, investment casting - carbon steel, stainless steel, alloy steel, centrifugal casting - ductile iron.

SHAANXI ZHONGXING CASTING & FORGING CO., LTD., CHINA  -  V-process and and lost foam process foundry, supplier of carbon steel castings, stainless steel castings, alloy steel castings, steel ingots, and forging parts, castings with weight ranging from 30 to 9000 kg, ingots from 700 to 8000 kg and forging parts from 300 up to 15000 kg, a long term partner of Xi'an Aerospacemotor Machine Factory which is one of the most famous aerospacemotor producers in China.

THU DUC TEXTILE GARMENT ENGINEERING CO. (TEXENCO), VIETNAM  -  production of various kind of equipment, spare part for textile, garment, cooling systems and electrical systems, carbon and alloy steel castings, grey, ductile and alloy cast iron castings, aluminium and copper alloy castings, lost foam line, green sand moulding line, silicate moulding line.

TORMEX INDUSTRIAS, S.A. de C.V., MEXICO  -  manufacturer of cattle feed mixer wagons, own lost foam foundry, grey and ductile cast iron castings, a part of Grupo Vimax Internacional.

U.S. CASTING CO., USA  -  manufacturer of castings for a wide variety of domestic and international companies, carbon, low alloy steel, gray, white and ductile iron in weight ranging from 0.5 to 4000 kg, no-bake sand process, lost foam molding, in-house pattern making and repair in wood, metal, plastic or polystyrene, depending upon customer needs.

VIDPOL CASTING CO., LTD., VIETNAM  -  manufacturer of castings by lost–foam process in vacuum environment, cast parts from 0.1 up to 2 000 kg in grey cast iron, alloy cast iron, carbon steel, alloy steel and non-ferrous metals, components for motorbike and car industry, cement industry, ship-building industry, electricity, railroad cars, mining, oil and gas machinery, and art - decorative cast articles, ornamental fences, statue metalwork.
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VIET NAM CAST IRON CO., LTD., VIETNAM  -  production of grey cast iron, ductile cast iron and cast steel castings for the automotive industry, agricultural machinery, stoves, boilers, tractors, trucks, pumps, valves, pipe fittings, flanges, seeding knife points, seeder boots, manhole covers, frames and grates, counter weights, metal art ornamental products, green sand automatic moulding lines, manual green sand moulding, furan resin sand moulding, shell moulding, lost foam casting and lost wax investment casting.

VEEM ENGINEERING GROUP, AUSTRALIA  -  manufacturer of propellers for users in the leisure, high speed naval and work boat markets, a complete range of products and services to the marine sector, the company operates the largest non ferrous facilities in Australia for mining and industrial spares include coal loading spares, generator bearings, bronze bearings, pump spares, flour and crusher mill bearings, valve components and fabricated equipment components, foundry capabilities include sand moulding, shell moulding, pressure die casting, lost foam casting, pattern making, computer solidification modeling.

VIDA-MEX FOUNDRY, MEXICO  -  part of Guardian Hitch Corp. - USA, lost foam process for ductile iron and steel castings.

WAUKESHA FOUNDRY CO., INC., USA  -  casting in corrosion and heat resistant stainless steels, tool steels, nickel and copper base alloys, chemically bonded sand, resin shell and Replicast molding processes.

WILLARD INDUSTRIES, USA  -  jobbing foundry manufactures aluminum castings by lost foam technology.

W.KNUDSENS METALSTOEBERI A/S, DENMARK  -  small and large series castings in aluminium, aluminium bronze, bronze, manganese brass, gunmetal, special alloys, industrial and art castings, green-sand high pressure machine moulding, furan sand moulding, lost wax technique, lost foam process.

WUXI XINQU HUAFENG PUMPARMED LTD., CO., CHINA  -  cast iron foundry, production of suction pump sewages, water ring vacuum pumps, two water ring vacuum pumps and other series, lost foam process.

WUXI YONGXIN FULL MOLD CASTING CO., LTD., CHINA  -  a leading lost foam foundry, high-nickel heat & wear-resistant alloy casting for heat treatment, high chromium heat & wear-resistant casting, high-manganese steel casting, carbon steel and low-alloy steel casting, ductile iron casting.

XINGMA PRECISION CASTING CO., LTD., CHINA  -  foundry with capacity of 1 800 tons yearly, specialized in investment and lost foam castings, lost foam grey, ductile and alloy cast irons.

ZHEJIANG MAYANG INDUSTRIES CO., LTD., CHINA  -  high magnesium steel, alloy steel, high chromium iron, stainless steel, carbon steel, wear-resistant, corrosion-resistant and heat-resistant castings, lost foam casting technology, V-process moulding technology, water glass vacuum hardening, water glass sand mould technology and water glass lost wax technology, cast products for mechanical equipment of metal recovery breaking, mine, metallurgy, chemical industry, cement, petroleum and other industries.

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